Particle image velocimetry: A review

I. Grant

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    The evolution of particle image velocimetry (PIV) from its various roots is discussed. The importance of these roots and their influence on different trends in the speciality are described. The state-of-the-art of the technique today is overviewed and illustrated by reference to recent, seminal publications describing both the development and application of PIV. ©IMechE1997.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)55-76
    Number of pages22
    JournalProceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 1997


    • Fluid kinematics
    • Multiple-exposure photographic methods
    • Particle image velocimetry


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